Kitchen, Light Hardwood Floor, Granite Counter, and Pendant Lighting The kitchen of a home on an Amsterdam canal “is where it all happens,” says Van Zeijl. As the hub of the home, the room is situated at the front of the house and features a minimal palette and Belgian granite countertops. The table is by Pilat & Pilat and the pendants are from It’s About Romi.  Photo 5 of 13 in A Modern Take on the Pitched-Roof